Here are the links for the Learning Habits Self-Assessment for October 2014. Please click on the link for your class and complete the survey.
A BLOCK: Learning Habits Survey A Block
H BLOCK: Learning Habits Survey H Block
In preparation for your UN test on Thursday, October 23rd, below you will find a list of topics you may review as well as the rubrics that will be used for parts 2 and 3 – (Comprehension – Analysis and Synthesis).
TEST RUBRICS – Please make sure you’ve copied this into two separate documents to be used on the test day: Comprehension – Analysis – Synthesis Rubric
Google Doc #1: yourlastname Unit Test Comprehension
Google Doc #2: yourlastname Unit Test Analysis and Synthesis
TOPICS TO REVISE
The coverage of the UN Unit Test will consist of the topics below. To revise, you may review the blog posts below that have to do with the different topics (on WWI, League of Nations, WWII -mainly the events that led to the UN- and the UN); your chart on the MAIN causes of WWI; your A.nnotate Reading Packet (UN Challenges and Changes); and the videos that we’ve watched.
Also make sure that you’ve pre-selected your best analysis and synthesis question from your a.nnotate packet as those are the questions you will be using for part 3 of the test. Come in to class ready to answer those two questions with detailed information to support your opinions/claims.
Directions: Review the 8 sentences below and with a partner, give each sentence a rating (use our Exemplary-Emerging scale) in terms of how meaningful you think the sentences are and how much they showcase the writers understanding of each word.
Now try your hand at creating meaningful sentences using the words below:
The Chart Below shows how the 6 Organs of the United Nations are organized and what they do. This should help you in trying to understand the section in our packet on the structure of the UN.
Taken from: mrsmmodelun.wikispaces.com
For a Review of the Fundamental Principles of the UN check out this video:
Key points to remember:
Watch this cartoon-video for a recap/review of what the United Nations Espouses, it’s structure, and how it works;
This 13 minute video recaps of WWII – what started it, what issues were involved, creation of the Allied Powers and Axis Powers, and the after effects of the war.
REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE 6 TOTAL TYPES of questions that fall under the categories of Side-Note Questions and Formal Questions.
Use these articles below to practice writing the 5 types of questions. *Remember that the 6th, confusion question, simply asks something you are confused about so we won’t focus on it.
We’ve talked a lot about the M.A.I.N. causes of World War I – particularly:
MILITARISM – ALLIANCES – IMPERIALISM/INDUSTRIALISM – NATIONALISM
and how those causes not only led to war but led some individuals to believe that there was a need to create an “international community” that would prevent atrocities from happening again.
The list below sums up the concepts we’ve already discussed in class and that you should be familiar with based on our discussions and activities.
Here’s the video we saw in class on the Reasons why the League Failed: